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CSPAN
Dec 14, 2012 7:00am EST
capital for fights over the budget and immigration reform. next is bob from new york city. caller: thank you. i can read your transparent republican leanings, but god bless you, you are entitled to them. host: i do not know how you can read that, but go ahead. caller: this is a very interesting political domino going on with susan arise. it is leading possibly to kerry or scott brown, your man in massachusetts that lost. you know, if i were president obama, i would look to play this game of chess differently. i do not know if i would look to an joe lieberman or somebody completely unexpected. i would keep john kerry out of it and i would play the political game of chess that is being forced imam the president. i would like to say -- i agree with the former callers and really the woman from florida talking about how we should not be rigid we should be making decisions about what is best for america. i would like to finish and say this deficit and debt is all about health care costs. mostly the costs are humongous. they are not micromanaging and looking at health care costs and ways
CSPAN
Dec 14, 2012 2:00pm EST
150 projects. most of the money went to california for a true high speed rail. the rest is inner city enhanced passenger service and a number of other improvements and grants. for the fra representative and administrator, what is the intent of the administration for high speed rail in the future, the next four years? >> well, i think the president's vision is in his budget and it includes additional billions of dollars for high speed rail. and so it is spelled out in his budget which he continues to be quite committed to it and we hope that the congress will follow through on that. >> well, mr. boardman, you started out with i think less than a hundred million and some of the money that came into the northeast corridor came in sort of i guess at the same time we designated the corridor high speed, which i commend you on doing. but secondly, with the return of money from at least florida, wisconsin and ohio. and mr. boardman, you're using that in some -- i don't mean this to be critical but it's sort of a band aid approach because you don't have the money but you're trying to pick proj
CSPAN
Dec 14, 2012 6:00am EST
estates and dish payments. a major concern when crafting the aca was that my state, new york, as a do-gooder state, was not penalized. also for dish, i wanted to make sure that york city was not penalized. the new york medicaid program already covers most categories of individuals beyond the expansion threshold in the affordable care act. however, it is projected that after the aca is fully implemented in new york, 10% of our residents will still remain uninsured, which means that dish funding will still remain important. ms. mann, i know you and i spoke about this a few weeks ago. i just want to reiterate how important this is for states that already have broad eligibility for medicaid programs. as you know, that is a very big concern of mine. i hope these requirements will not punish these states. let me ask dr. sharfstein and dr. allison, can you talk about how declining funding for uncompensated care and dish influenced your decision to push the medicaid expansion in your states? >> just to give one example from maryland. we have a unique way of funding uncompensated care, about $
CSPAN
Dec 13, 2012 8:00pm EST
controversial. the person who designed washington city, there was competition. he submitted a design for a palace. americans were not having a palace. it was not particularly are inspiring. a european diplomat told the congress it was neither large nor of inspiring. but the answer. the congressman dave said, the building served a purpose. if it were larger and more elegant, perhaps some president would be inclined to become a permanent resident. >> vicki goldberg has gathered a few of her favorite photos in the president's home and photographs and history. watch at 7:30 on american history tv. john boehner's office described a meeting with president obama as a frank talk. he spoke to reporters about fiscal cliff negotiations, criticizing president obama for not being serious on cutting spending and lending herrmann the lack of an agreement. lawmakers have less than three weeks before the bush era tax cuts are set to expire and mandatory spending cuts take effect. this is about 10 minutes. >> good morning, everyone. more than five weeks ago, republicans signaled our willingness to ave
CSPAN
Dec 14, 2012 9:00am EST
rates in the world. it carries over 2200 commuter, and inner-city, and freight trains every weekday. these trains carry over 750,000 passengers daily. the northeast corridor must balance a key investment needs just to maintain the safety and reliability of current services with the need to address growing service demand. hundreds of the car door prospered disentangles are more than a century old and major portions of the car dirk's electric power supplies were installed in the 1930's, and we saw what happened with the electrical system during sandy. the amtrak services and others intersect facilities and mean delays to anyone service could cascade and adversely affect the on-time performance of all rail services. with major segments at or near capacity, all services that utilize the corridor, are increasingly susceptible to service disruptions resulting from and for sure failures. in january the commission will release a report on the corridor's critical intra shirt investment needs. input was provided by amtrak, the court or state, and the freight railroads through a collaborative
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